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Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
momentum came when he chose paul ryan. yet, he has since retreated to the small and safe, when you're behind, however, safe is fatal. do we need a bolder campaign from romney? >> i think we need a big and bold performance on wednesday night. the fact is, the ideas are there, but let's face it, george, there's been a lot of filtering going on, what i will tell you, this is the first moment when the american people are going to be able to see these two guys side by side, laying out their vision, unfiltered. i think that's going to be a powerful moment for mitt romney. i think folks like charlie will be happy on thursday morning. >> you alluded to, do you buy this argument that some conservatives are making that polls are skewed against mitt romney? >> i don't buy it. i don't think it's intentional. do i think there's a concerted effort to skew the polls against governor romney? no, i don't buy that. >> final question, todd akin running for senate in missouri. last year, reince priebus was here. saying the rnc isn't going to get involved in the race. over the course, more prominent re
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan, himself a packers fan. >> give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. >> reporter: the real refs have been locked out since june, as part of a labor dispute. all season, the replacement refs the league brought in have been the source of enormous frustration. so, who are they? according to espn, the man who called last night's touchdown is a local executive for bank of america who only officiated high school and junior college football games. today, we have also learned that another replacement ref -- not involved in last night's game -- has been fired from something called the lingerie football league for incompetence. if there's any good to come out of this, aside for seattle fans, >> oh, my god it's amazing. it was the best seahawks game i've ever seen. >> reporter: it's that this uproar may help end the lookout. tonight, the two sides are reportedly back at the table. dan harris, abc news, new york. >>> now i want to bring in michael wilbon from our espn co-hosts of "pardon the interruption". michael, let me get you to say what
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
's phone number. a disagreement with paul ryan, himself a packers fan. >> give me a break. it is time to get the real refs. >> reporter: the real refs have been locked out since june, as part of a labor dispute. all season, the replacement refs the league brought in have been the source of enormous frustration. so, who are they? according to espn, the man who called touchdown is a local executive for bank of america, who has only officiated high school and junior college football games. if there's any good to come out of this, aside for seattle fans -- >> it's the best seahawks game i've ever seen. >> reporter: is that this uproar may help end the lockout. dan harris, abc news, new york. >> needs to end quickly. >>> where there's nfl action there's gambling and a whole lot of money was blown in the final moment of monday night's game. some experts estimate that swing losers totaled $1 billion, with a "b." you think of online bets. nothing you would know about, rob. >> a lot of money. >>> an oregon teenager is enjoying hero status after saving a little boy from a burning home. 14-year-
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
on this kind of a stage. >> reporter: paul ryan, the vice presidential nominee, who is preparing for his own debate, again avoided giving details of the romney tax plan, even when pressed. >> you haven't given me the math. >> i don't have the -- it would take me too long to go through all of the math. >> reporter: the president is in nevada tonight for what insiders call three days of debate camp at a resort outside of las vegas. they too are trying to lower expectations and believe accounts that the romney campaign is convinced debates are about moments. >> the idea that i'm anti-immigrant is repulsive. >> reporter: and romney will come armed with several one-liners. >> clearly they've been practicing these zingers and lines for months, so i'm sure they'll have a bunch of clever line, but that's ultimately not what the american people are looking for. >> reporter: the president is being coached to be crisper, to shorten his answers, and a former democratic candidate says mr. obama needs to avoid being irritable. >> but he's got to relax. he's got to show it, and he's got to show a little se
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: and running mate paul ryan just today, hanging success on these final 36 days on the debates. >> the debate and choice phase, the debate phase in our campaign. we will make this case in our debates. >> reporter: and today, a bit of a hint on what we'll hear on that debate stage. we heard repeatedly, quote, we cannot afford another four years like the last four years. we can expect to hear that. and one morae a more acknowledg, and they say with the numbers where they are in the battleground states right now, they are not trying to reach the undecideds, they are trying to peel away some of president obama's supporters too, diane. >> all right, david. david and jake and george stephanopoulos and i and the entire abc news political team will be covering it, one-on-one, wednesday night. the candidates debate, beginning at 9:00 eastern/6:00 pacific. >>> and now, the latest on the major recall of a staple in american kitchens, peanut butter. the recall is growing. the centers for disease control has now confirmed that at least 30 people in 19 states were all sickened by salmonella,
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the trail for the first time in more than a month, mitt romney and paul ryan looking to halt the president's lead in ohio. no republican has won the white house without it. >> o-h! >> all: i-o! >> reporter: in front of that ohio crowd, what appeared to be a sudden shift from romney, in one of his key arguments. after repeatedly saying president obama raised taxes during his first term -- >> the president has now raised taxes on the middle class. he's raised taxes on middle-income americans. >> reporter: suddenly, romney was saying the president hasn't raised taxes. >> he has one new idea. i admit this. he has one thing he did not do in his first four years that he's said he's going to do in the next four years, which is to raise taxes. >> reporter: romney's comments made immediate headlines that the president has not raised income tax rates in his first term. he is proposing raising rates on families making $250,000 or more. the romney campaign, saying that's what he was talking about. and governor romney trying to manage expectations for his next big moment. one week from tonight, the fir
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
by replacements called the packers win against seattle even president obama and gop vp candidate paul ryan agree it was the wrong call that's along with football fans nationwide. under the new deal the refs get more money, compromise on a pension 401(k) plan and the nfl may hire some officials fulltime. >> still have control of the officials also give them increased pay, increased salaries, increased ability to at least continue their good careers. i think in many ways both sides compromise. there's pain on both sides at the end of the negotiations but heal once both sides get together. >> reporter: the regular refs had been locked out since june in a few over compensation also the power to bench bad refs. as it turned out no one was worse than the replacements, one had been fired by the women's lingerie football league. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> time for a look at the weather. warm-up is on the way. >>> absolutely. can't tell now a lot of fog good morning one mile visibility at napa, novato half mile santa rosa and also half moon bay right now sfo at 10, some of that fog is leaking through
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
shrinking, florida's looking like a must-win for romney. but today, his runningmate, ckman paul ryan, focused on new hampshire, with four electoral votes. but ryan said that could be a difference in the race that will come to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. [cheering] >> reporter: the campaign shifts into a different stage this week, with wednesday night's high-stakes showed own showdown between about the barack obama and mitt romney. >> every change that has happened in a debate, if you look at the history, it's changed because of somebody's mannerisms or style -- they did badly or well. >> reporter: both candidates will spend the next few days in intense sessions. romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking that the for a chance for a game changer. abc news, washington. >> one of the country's best-imeen newspaper mat nats day died. arsure solsburger was 86. he page passed away. his paper published the pentagon papers. known as punch, the former marine captain was a fi
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the polls, romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in california. all positions are one day assignments and pay between
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
shrinking, florida you is looking like a must win scenario for romney. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the may have romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vo
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 1:40am PDT
mitt romney heads to ohio to begin a three-day bus tour with running mate paul ryan. >> with 42 days to go, the stakes couldn't be any higher. abc's karen travers is in washington. karen? >> reporter: good morning, john. good morning, sunny. officially six weeks until election day. yesterday, mitt romney was stumping in colorado while president obama stopped by "the view." don't call it a reset, but this week, mitt romney will be aggressively storming the campaign trail. >> we're going to get this country on the right track to do what needs to be done. >> reporter: he continued his swing through colorado, the state president obama won in 2008, but is in a dead heat six weeks out from election day. in an interview with abc news, romney said voters have an important choice. >> my job is to present in as clear a manner as i can my view of how to get this economy going and contrast it with the view of a president who is a status quo economic model president. >> reporter: today romney kicks off a bus tour in battleground ohio. this is the last full week of campaigning, before the presiden
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. mitt romney and paul ryan will be kicking off a bus tour in ohio, to regain momentum in a state where they're trailing. but president obama will be at the united nations, telling the assembly of leaders that the united states will do what we must to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. a senior administration official tells abc news this morning in new york city, in front of the united nations, president obama will reiterate the u.s. commitment to preventing iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. he'll also call on leaders in the combustible muslim world to end the violence and declare the u.s. will not shrink from bringing to justice those who harm americans. sensing an opening, mitt romney has been assailing the president for calling the situation bumps in the road. >> bumps in the road -- we had an ambassador assassinated. and iran is that much closer to building a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: the white house says the president was referring broadly to transformations in the region. >> there is a certain rather desperate attempt
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >>> moving on, republican presidential hopeful mitt romney and his running mate, paul ryan, on the stump in ohio today, a key battleground state where new poll numbers show their campaign is in some serious trouble. they're going to be touting their plans to tackle the debt crisis, improve unemployment and cut spending. but romney seems to have strayed from his long time insistence that president obama raised taxes during his first term now. he is saying the president did not. >> his idea now is -- he's got one new, one new idea. i admit this one thing he did not do in his first four years he said he will do in the next four years, which is to raise taxes. >> the romney campaign is standing by the argument that the president has raised taxes. fact check, obama has raised taxes on cigarettes and tanning beds and not income taxes. though romney's own spokesman says it has happened 19 times. >>> well, the nfl and locked out referees have met behind closed doors trying to resolve their differences. the meeting comes amid growing outrage over the call made monday night by a replacement ref. e
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 1:40am PDT
's a tough spot for everybody. it really is. >>> paul ryan was gunning for support in ohio, literally. you know -- >> battleground state. >> avid outdoorsman. a picture of him buying camo gear. he took ten minutes off the trail buying camo gear for his 10-year-old daughter. of course, you know, it created a little bit of a backlash from the other side. so to speak. some of the supporters tweeted this photo and photos like this, supporting, not his daughter. supporting the right to bear arms. children clearly, you know -- clearly bearing arms. >> talk amongst yourselves. >>> last thing up. check out the picture, real or fake? giant stingray in the cayman island. is this photo shopped. jaws version of a sting ray or what? >>> this morning on "world news now" -- breaking news. back in the zone. the nfl has reached a late-night deal with its referees. >> they will be back on the field for tonight's game in baltimore. it is thursday, september 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. this is great news for
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
bella. labella is seen posing here with paul ryan and reality star kim kardashian in photos on facebook reportedly met lohan over the weekend at this trendy manhattan nightclub. lohan told police that at the end of the evening, she and a group of friends invited her back to her room. but the star said when she found pictures of herself partying on his phone she took it. and confronted it. that's when lohan says he threw her on to the bed, scratching her hands. police say lohan ran out of the room and into a stairwell, but labella allegedly followed her, choking her from behind and throwing her to the ground. at that point, lohan told police she pulled a fire alarm. officers later arrested labella as he tried to leave the "w." he was initially charged with third degree assault and harassment, but the charges were later dropped. >> this is more high school than it is criminal. the police really sort of view this as a minor altercation. >> reporter: police now say they have documented harassment complaints from both lohan and labella. >> it really is no surprise something like this happens
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 1:40am PDT
saying it is a brand new race. >> reporter: and running mate paul ryan hanging success on the debates. >> the debate phase in this campaign. we will make this case in our debates. >> reporter: that debate will be held here in denver. in the meantime, mitt romney held a rally here behind me. most of his t-unken. preparing for the most important night of his polil cpdaac ner. >>> and president obama is spending his last full day of debate prep at a resort outside st to deliver pza at abc political analyst matt dowd says mr. obama's advisers are focused on helping the president trim his often lengthy answers. to o bes often lengthy answers. answer questions, short, concisely, and to the point, and so it's much more like his mannerisms and his style and the way he comes across as 'posed to information in this. >> so style, not substance, i guess? i don't know. >> sounds like it. >> both parties say the first debate traditionally helps the challenger just by appearing on stage as an alternative. abc news live coverage of the first presidential debate, begins tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. eas
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